Too busy to blog?
I've started a walk 5k challenge to add exercise to my down days. I have some trepidation as my feet are still not quite right. But I figure I can do some of it in the pool if I run into trouble, because Even if it is not walking on the land, it... Read more
Yesterday instead of my usual 2 hour warm pool session I was in the water for only 90 minutes because I had to be home early. I still fitted in my hour of running, paying more than usual attention to my foot placement, because of my recent foot ... Read more
Thank heavens for small mercies.
Finally my weight is trending down. Actually after being on a plateau for weeks it went up a bit, from which I have learned my lesson to be grateful for plateaus, now I know it could be worse! Then I started to lose and now I am at a lower weigh... Read more
New shoes - but nana shoes!
My feet have been playing up quite a bit, now one hurts all the time, and over a month ago I decided to get new shoes. I looked around but didn't buy because I thought I should check with my podiatrist before I made the big purchase. Yesterday D... Read more
Dreary whinging from Fifi
Dear blog, this blog is because I need to blog, not that I have much to say, or, actually not much to say that I want to hear. But I've been away and I am out of my routines and my foot hurts a bit and I am thinking about exercise but gee, it's... Read more
Annual report to Frizzle HQ
Fifi is pleased to report gains in fitness, strength, balance and endurance, with the establishment of well embedded exercise habits. This has been managed with only minor setbacks in the form of problems with her feet, which Fifi is managing by... Read more
I had a great holiday and it is great to be back home. I plan to carry some of that relaxation into my daily life, though I am not entirely sure how it is going to play. Already I have stayed up late watching TV but that is because our bedroom i... Read more
I see in my last blog I said I had no agenda for the weekend but actually, I do. I meant no SP agenda. When in fact I do, because one, I am taking a holiday, and two, I am at a workshop that involves lots of meditation. It's actually quite hard ... Read more
A short break
I am away for a week so may not be sparking as regularly. Off to Nelson to visit family. I have been sorely in need of a holiday and am looking forward to the break, and also to returning home refreshed. I have no agenda for the holiday but mayb... Read more
My weightloss has been very slow and that will have to be OK with me. But yesterday I got on the scales with a set of weights to check that the scale isn't broken. (they weren't). DH and I have both been the exact same weight for three weeks now... Read more
Let's hear it for the weekend!
We had a great day today, cleanup after a pleasant meal last night, a leisurely breakfast, a walk on the beach, reading, a spot of gardening, and a bit of housework. Soup and toast for dinner. Simple, no stress, no fuss. Sunday as it should be... Read more
And the menu is steak, mushrooms, tomatoes and garden salad. Followed by a steamed fruit pudding with low fat custard. A glass of red wine.... Read more
TGIF, I really need a break.
A wonderful night's sleep after my swim. Planning a busy weekend in preparation for a week away. But first, a day at work. We have had workmen at work since August, running a compressor outside our workroom as they painted the building. It look... Read more
And thoup for thwimming Thurthday
Green velvet soup made with home made chicken stock, silver beet given to us by our buddies, and some broccoli. Garnished with yoghurt and eaten with crackers and blue cheese. Very relaxed after an hour running up and down the pool, in the end t... Read more
It's Tuesday so this must be tacos.
You know I've been struggling with the food planning. So this morning I thought, One day at a time! So today is Tootin Tuesday, our day for the legumes family. For dinner tonight, we are having tacos with broccoli and black beans. That oughter... Read more